Krampus Chasing Man with Branches and Chains

Title

Krampus Chasing Man with Branches and Chains

Description

This postcard has a white background and consists of images drawn in black. The left side of the postcard has a man dressed in a pin-striped suit, bowler hat, and carrying a can turning to look back at the Krampus as he runs from him. The Krampus is on the right side of the postcard and holds a bundle of branches in its right hand and chains in its left hand. On its back is a bushel basket with two smaller Krampuses with their arms raised in the air. The larger Krampus has one foot with hooves like a goat, and one human foot with a horn on the heel. It has a tail, furry body, two horns on its head, and smokes a pipe. The top right of the postcard reads "Grub vom Krampus." Their is some handwriting on the bottom left of the postcard.

Subject

Roseliep Christmas Postcard Collection
Roseliep, Raymond
Christmas Postcards
Krampus

Source

Raymond Roseliep Collection. Finding aids for the collection can be found at http://libguides.loras.edu/special/roseliep

Format

JPEG

Rights

The Loras College Library rights statement is located at http://libguides.loras.edu/special/rights

Contributor

Hahn, Sara

Type

Image

Date

Date postcard was scanned: 20150929

Identifier

RoseliepPostcards_111_009

Language

German

Coverage

Box 1, Tab 11

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

14x9 cm

Files

http://loras.libraryhost.com/files/original/39bbb9fa7fa469c5f14978cb3a3f5489.jpg

Citation

“Krampus Chasing Man with Branches and Chains,” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed May 18, 2024, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/2573.